What happens if your non compliant vehicle is diverted into the Clean Air Zone.

Clifton Suspension Bridge diversion
 

Clifton Suspension Bridge will be closed to traffic on Thursday 8 December, 9.30am until 3.30pm. If a driver follows the diversion route that goes through the Bristol Clean Air Zone, they will not be charged. Cameras along the route will be suspended for the duration of the diversion.

Planned roadworks and diversions

If your vehicle is diverted due to planned roadworks into the Clean Air Zone and you follow the signed diversion route, you will not have to pay the zone charge. Cameras on the route will be suspended.

If you:

You must follow the diversion route.  If you drive in the zone anywhere that is not on the signed diversion route you will receive a Penalty Charge Notice that you will have to pay.

Unplanned roadworks and road closures

Unplanned roadworks and road closures due to highway defects, road traffic accidents, burst water mains etc that will not be known about in advance. 

If your vehicle is diverted due to unplanned roadworks into the Clean Air Zone when you would not normally have driven in the zone, you will not have to pay the zone charge. Cameras on the route around the incident will normally be suspended once the incident is known.

If you: